Virginia Lake, Whanganui
(4.8/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Stroll along the verdant, forest-lined shores of tranquil Virginia Lake, or stop by the onsite winter gardens, home to many tropical and exotic plants. Admire the various sculptures, feed the ducks, swans, and geese on the water, and visit their brightly colored cousins in the aviary. If you're feeling peckish, stop by the cafe for coffee and cake. Don't forget to bring coins to turn on the fountain. Use our Whanganui vacation generator to visit Virginia Lake on your trip to Whanganui, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This is a short walk of less than an hour around a lake, with places to seat and have a picnic. It's beautiful and easy. Is also easy enough for young children too. 
  • Just love walking around this lake! Some gorgeous views! The Winter gardens are also worth a visit! Any time of the year! 
  • It's certainly a MUST to walk around the lake, lots of interesting things to see along the way. Seating is available for rest spots or just to take photos. After your walk you can go to the great café...  more »